Menumbuhkan Rasa Nasionalisme Melalui Novel Serial Anak Nusantara Karya Tere Liye
Nationalism can be interpreted as a natural love for the country, an awareness that encourages to establish sovereignty and an agreement to form a state based on an agreed nationality and serves as the first foothold and goal in carrying out cultural and economic activities. Therefore, this paper aims to describe the forms of nationalism in Tere Liye's novel Serial Anak Nusantara. The source of this research is Tere Liye's novels, entitled Si Anak Badai, Si Anak Pintar, and Si Anak Special. This study used a descriptive qualitative method. The data taken in this study are forms of nationalism that are described by the main character in the three novels. The results of this study are two nationalist attitudes that stand out from the three novels of Serial Anak Nusantara, namely nationalism and ethnic nationalism. The two attitudes of nationalism are illustrated through the actions of the figures, namely helping to catch robbers, working together, helping parents, and voicing opinions. Ethnic nationalism is described by the main character, namely helping friends, preserving forests, forgiving each other.